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The role of Social Media in modern society – Social Media Day 22 interview

This is a transcription of an interview I had at Iran International broadcaster, I discussed about the role of social media in modern society. What’s the Middle East government’s role on Cyber bullying towards opposition activists? Middle East governments play a crucial role in cyberbullying against the opposition. Several independent organ
Publish At:2022-07-02 17:32 | Read:165 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Social Networks disinformation information sec

Interpol’s First Light operation smashes crime on a global scale

A large-scale Interpol operation has resulted in arrested and ill-gotten gains seizures galore. Operation First Light took place between March and May of this year. It involved 76 countries taking social engineers and telecommunications fraudsters to task, with multiple wins for those involved. Taking the fight to the scammers The operations focused on
Publish At:2022-06-16 13:00 | Read:347 | Comments:0 | Tags:Scams fake jobs first light forced labor fraud interpol law

Parental controls: What they can and can’t do for you

Parental controls can be useful to limit the risks your children run into online, but you should know up front that they cannot eliminate every risk out there. Parents and adults everywhere are understandably having a hard time keeping up with the favored social networks of children and adolescents, and that’s because the more “grown-ups” who sign u
Publish At:2022-06-03 12:59 | Read:299 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy access scheduling block list eductaion parental cont

Instagram verification services: What are the dangers?

Instagram, like other social platforms, has a verification system for high profile accounts. A verified badge means Instagram has confirmed that the account is the authentic presence of a public figure, celebrity or brand. Have you ever wanted to get your own account verified? We noticed a large number of Instagram accounts all claiming to offer this as a
Publish At:2022-05-24 12:59 | Read:345 | Comments:0 | Tags:Scams checkmark identity Instagram media services social med

Your social media account hasn’t been hacked, it’s been cloned!

A recent Facebook post from a family member made me realize that I needed to write about an overused term. A term, that when used, causes chaos and concern. I don’t blame the family member for using it, I’ve seen it used hundreds of times over the past few years and I’ve seen IT and cybersecurity professionals respond without correcting, even, on occasion, o
Publish At:2022-05-18 02:13 | Read:477 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles IT Security and Data Protection Hacked soc

Instagram Censorship: What Can’t Be Posted on Instagram?

April 27, 2022 8 0 Author: Billie Walden Instagram Censorship: What Can’t Be Posted on Instagram? Instagram decides for itsel
Publish At:2022-04-27 06:47 | Read:769 | Comments:0 | Tags:Censorship Data Internet Social Media

Critical infrastructure organizations in the USA on high alert for cyber attacks

Government agencies released a warning about possible upcoming threats to US critical infrastructure. High-profile security organizations, including the FBI and NSA, are warning that there is an ongoing advanced persistent threat coming from cybercriminals. Bad actors can gain complete system access to critical infrastructure elements such as industrial cont
Publish At:2022-04-25 08:20 | Read:1190 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Social Media Cybercrime security USA cyber

Credential-stealing malware disguises itself as Telegram, targets social media users

p>A credential-stealing Windows-based malware, Spyware.FFDroider, is after social media credentials and cookies, according to researchers at ThreatLabz. The version analyzed by the researchers was packed with Aspack. The spyware is offered on download sites pretending to be installers for freeware and cracked versions of paid software. The analyzed versio
Publish At:2022-04-11 12:48 | Read:1148 | Comments:0 | Tags:Threat analysis cookies credentials facebook FFDroider Insta

When fake dating profiles try the military approach

I’ve run into many romance scams over the years. You’ll find them lurking on social media, instant messaging, chatrooms/forums, and many more besides. They’re particularly popular during times of war or natural disaster, as they often dovetail into donation and charity scams. The icing on the cake for many of these fakeouts is an air of respectability. An
Publish At:2022-03-08 08:51 | Read:796 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malwarebytes news army dating fake military profiles romance

Snapchat Leaks: Is Snapchat Really a Safe App to Use?

February 23, 2022 3 0 Author: Billie Walden Snapchat Leaks: Is Snapchat Really a Safe App to Use? A cou
Publish At:2022-02-23 06:46 | Read:1733 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Data Internet Privacy Social Media Tools

Anyone Can Read Someone Else’s Deleted WhatsApp Messages

February 18, 2022 5 0 Author: Amanda Johnson Anyone Can Read Someone Else’s Deleted WhatsApp Messages
Publish At:2022-02-18 06:45 | Read:1500 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy Data Security Social Media

The Crossroads of Disinformation and Nation State Attackers

In this episode, Ian Thornton-Trump, CISO at Cyjax, digests nation state’s disinformation campaigns and the cybersecurity landscape. He also discusses the role disinformation on social media plays in cybersecurity.Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5UDKiGLlzxhiGnd6FtvEnmStitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-tripwire-cybersecurity-podcastRS
Publish At:2022-02-14 17:50 | Read:1612 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Podcast cyber attack cybersecurity nation-

40 People Laundered Money Through Twitch in Turkey

January 28, 2022 5 0 Author: Amanda Johnson 40 People Laundered Money Through Twitch in Turkey Last wee
Publish At:2022-01-28 06:45 | Read:1193 | Comments:0 | Tags:Networks Internet Security Social Media

Must Read: Top Crypto Billionaires and Their Projects

January 26, 2022 7 0 Author: Matthew Turner Must Read: Top Crypto Billionaires and Their Projects No on
Publish At:2022-01-26 06:45 | Read:2406 | Comments:0 | Tags:Comparisons Data Internet Social Media

Metadata Can Help People Be Secure

January 21, 2022 2 0 Author: Amanda Johnson Metadata Can Help People Be Secure Everything in the future
Publish At:2022-01-21 06:45 | Read:2859 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Data News Social Media

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